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Dolma Kara

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  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2
  Boneless lamb 1 Pound
  Canned chickpeas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Broth 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Cooked ground lamb 1⁄2 Pound
  Cooked rice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Pinch
  Zucchini 1 Pound

1) Peel and chop one of the onions.
2) Cut the raw lamb into small pieces.
3) Trim zucchini, then cut them in half lengthwise.
4) Scoop out the seeds with a teaspoon.
5) Blanch zucchini in boiling salted water for 5 minutes and drain.
6) Preheat the oven to 375°.

7) In a saucepan, heat oil.
8) Add chopped onion to pan and fry till tender.
9) Then add lamb pieces.
10) Cook for 5-10 minutes.
11) Add the drained chickpeas, broth, salt, pepper and tomato paste.
12) Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
13) Mix the cooked lamb with the cooked rice, remaining onion, (peeled and finely chopped), egg, lemon juice, half the parsley, seasoning and a pinch of cinnamon.
14) Stuff the zucchini with the rice and lamb mixture.
15) Put the lamb and chickpea stew in an ovenproof dish and place stuffed zucchini on top.
16) Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes.

17) Serve hot sprinkled with remaining parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 567 Calories from Fat 278

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.3%

Saturated Fat 10.1 g50.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 191.4 mg63.8%

Sodium 613.5 mg25.6%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.7%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 48 g96%

Vitamin A 20.8% Vitamin C 63.7%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 16.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dolma Kara Recipe